Neo-analytical/ego Final Exam

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Neo-analytic approach
The approach to personality psychology that is concerned with tthe individual's sense of self(ego) as the core of personality
Personal unconscious vs collective unconscious
Personal unconscious: According to Jung, the component of the mind that contains thoughts and feelings that are not currently a part of conscious awareness   collective unconscious:...
Jung's four fucntions of the mind
 Sensing Thinking Feeling Intuiting
Extroversion vs introversion
extroversion: term used by Jung to describe the directing of the libido, or psychic energy, toward thingsin the external world.   introversion: term used by Jung to describe...
Individual Psychology
Alfred adler's theory of personality that stresses the unique motivations of individuals and the importance  of each person's perceived niche in society   Three fundamental...
inferiority complex
According to Adler, an individual's exaggerated feelings of personal incompetence that result from an overwhelming sense of helplessness or some experience that leaves him or her powerless
superiority complex
according to Adler, an exagerrated arrogance that an individual develops in order to overcome an inferitority complex
organ inferiority
Adler's concept that everyone is born wit some phsycial weakness at whch point incapacity and disease are most likely to take place, but the body attempts to make up for the deficiency...
aggression drive
Adler's concept that an individual is driven to lash out against the inablitity to achieve or master soemthing, as a reaction to perceived helplessness.
adler's personality typology
 4 functions 2 attitudes 8 types    Determined by the person’s dominant function and dominant attitude  
Basic anxiety
Horney: a child’s fear of being alone, helpless, and insecure
object relations theories
the approach to personality that focuses on teh objects of psychic drives and the imprtance of relation with other individuals
symbiotic psychotic vs normal symbiotic
symbiotic psychotic: according to Margaret mahler, the forming of emtional ties that are so strong taht a child is unbale to form a sense of self   Normal symbiotic: the forming...
mark snyder's concept of self-observation and self-control guided by situational cuesabout the social appropiateness of behavior  
a term used by mark Synder to describe doing what is socially expected.
Horney's  Styles of coping with basic anxiety
  Passive (complying) Aggressive (fighting) Withdrawn (disengaging)
Horney's different aspects of the self
  Real self The inner core of personality Despised self Feelings of inferiority and shortcomings Ideal self One’s view of perfection
neo-analytical/ego analogy
  Humans are conscious actors and strivers
View of free will
  Though personality is largely determined by unconscious forces, individuals do have the ability to overcome these

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